lavender en The Good Scents of Lavender <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lavender is perhaps the most popular aromatic herb, and has a long history of being used as a part of soaps and bathwater, even as far back as the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. &nbsp;Amid the numerous types of this sweet-smelling herb, some of the most popular have taken geographic names. &nbsp;English lavender is the most common, followed by Spanish and French lavenders. &nbsp;Though a tender perennial, this fragrant herb can be very successful in High Plains gardens if some care is given to protect it from winter freezes.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 06:01:00 +0000 Skip Mancini 26706 at The Good Scents of Lavender Lavender <p></p><p>This week we'll look at one of the oldest and most loved plants in the herb garden.&nbsp; The numerous types of lavender are often named for their country of origin, with Spanish, French, and English lavenders among the top competitors in any popularity contest.&nbsp; Originally used for medicinal purposes, it is now listed as the top aromatic herb around the globe. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 21:48:00 +0000 Skip Mancini 14328 at Lavender